Tag Archives: Batteries

How to Prevent "Car-ritus"

How to Prevent "Car-ritus"

“Car-ritus” (rhymes with arthritis) When your vehicle sits unused for a long length of time and suffers from stiffness and deterioration.  Common symptoms include poor engine lubrication, rusty brake rotors & engine components, battery degradation and a ... read more

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The cost of Leaves: Seasonal Inspections save Money!

The cost of Leaves: Seasonal Inspections save Money!

Are seasonal inspections really necessary?  It’s that time of year when our industry is recommending a Fall vehicle inspection and/or holiday road-trip inspection and here’s why it is an important part of your vehicle maintenance: Those leaves!  Once all the l ... read more

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Common Service Intervals

The most frequently asked question about maintenance is how long stuff is going to last. Here’s the quick and dirty list of some of the averages so you can have a rough idea on how to schedule your maintenance and plan your budget! Keep in mind that these are averages. Your intervals will be ... read more

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Keep Your Hybrid Rolling Through Fall

Keep Your Hybrid Rolling Through Fall

Fall is back to school and back to work time. That means returning to a crazy schedule of activities and commitments for you and your family. Make sure your hybrid won't let you down by following these important tips to keep it performing in top-notch condition. 1. Change Your Oil and F ... read more

Winter Maintenance Tips for Hybrid Vehicle, EV and PHEV Owners

Winter is right around the corner, and with it, frigid temperatures and precipitation that make the trek to work treacherous. Cold temperatures are hard on cars and especially so on cars that have a hybrid battery. Here are some winter maintenance tips for to keep your hybrid vehicle performing in t ... read more